Method of a variable level of shear-strength mobilization for calculation of the strength of soil masses

  • V. G. Fedorovskii
  • S. V. Kurillo
Soil Mechanics


An approximate method based on evaluation of the degree of shear-strength mobilization along the vertical faces of partitioned slices of a shearing mass is described for strength calculations. Comparison is made with other solutions, including exact solutions, for problems involving determination of the bearing capacity of earth beds and the soil pressure on an enclosure.


Safety Factor Bearing Capacity Slip Surface Slip Line Logarithmic Spiral 
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  • V. G. Fedorovskii
  • S. V. Kurillo

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